May 19, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PHYS 323 - Experimental Biophysics

Introduction to techniques in experimental biophysics. Topics include fluorescence microscopy, image processing, computational modeling, and statistical mechanics. 

Prerequisite: PHYS 322.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Design biophysics experiments, following the steps of the traditional scientific method.
  • Develop an original research proposal for a project to be carried out with available biophysics equipment.
  • Apply research methodology such as fluorescence microscopy to characterize and analyze biophysical systems.
  • Summarize and critique current biophysics research articles, to demonstrate knowledge of modern experimental biophysics techniques and their applications to research.

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